In a surprise to a lot of people, Marvel and Disney released the official trailer for Avengers: Endgame, giving us our biggest look yet at the most anticipated film of the year. Our surviving heroes — Iron Man, Captain America, Black Widow, Hawkeye, War Machine, Thor, Nebula, Rocket, and Ant-Man — gear up for battle against Thanos and they happen to be joined by a now, newly familiar face.
Cohen Media Group has debuted an official US trailer for the film Ash Is Purest White, the latest from acclaimed Chinese filmmaker Jia Zhangke. This sprawling drama spans nearly 16 years, focusing on the relationship between a gangster and the woman who loves him, named Qiao.
The first trailer for Showtime’s upcoming police drama City On A Hill was just released. Based on an original idea from executive producer Ben Affleck and creator Chuck MacLean, the new series is set in early 1990s Boston, where corruption and racism was the norm in local law enforcement. The show features Kevin Bacon, who has appeared in Boston-set projects before in films like Mystic River, Black Mass, and Patriots Day, and now returns to Beantown for this gritty new crime drama.
Epic Pictures Group has released an official trailer a supernatural period horror, The Golem. The new horror thriller takes on the Jewish folklore legend of the same name and looks like a pretty solid and creepy movie, one that feels like it’s doing a lot with its limited budget and resources.
KimStim and the Film Society of Lincoln Center have released a trailer for Hu Bo’s final film, An Elephant Sitting Still. The film follows Wei Bu, a young Chinese man who injures a school bully and subsequently is drawn to the city of Manzhouli, where an elephant is said to sit still all day. Along the way, the young man meets another classmate, an older neighbor, and the bully’s older brother.
Sony Classics has finally revealed the trailer for the phenomenal docu-drama film The Rider, a story that follows a former rodeo rider who must find a new path following an accident.
IFC Films has released the new trailer for their upcoming film directed by Veep creator Armando Iannucci, The Death Of Stalin. The film follows the chaos and jockeying for power that took place after the death of the authoritative leader in 1953. Among the contenders are the dweeby Georgy Malenkov, the wily Nikita Khrushchev, and the sadistic secret police chief Lavrentiy Beria. But as they bumble, brawl, and backstab their way to the top, just who is running the government?
Ahead of its release later this Spring, Film4 has released a UK trailer for Lynne Ramsay’s thriller You Were Never Really Here.
Sony’s first trailer for Sicario 2: Soldado, shows Benicio del Toro returning as undercover operative Alejandro Gillick and Josh Brolin as CIA agent Matt Graver. The film is the sequel to the 2015 Denis Villeneuve-directed drug-cartel movie starring Emily Blunt. It’s rumored to be part of a trilogy of films.
Amazon Studios has released the official trailer for the tense thriller You Were Never Really Here, starring three-time Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix, and it’s a dark descent into a seedy underworld of high-society mansions and slummy alleyways.